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Obituary for Shirley B. Cooper Kimmelman Strazza

Shirley B. Cooper Kimmelman Strazza, of Baltimore, Maryland, passed away on Monday, November 20th, 2023, at the age of 86. She is survived by her devoted daughter, Alison Kimmelman Lynch (Jack D. Lynch II); her dear sister, Helene Cooper Bers; her cherished grandchildren, Juliana Jolie (Elijah) Rappaport and Lars Russell Lynch; her beloved nieces Deborah Bers (Denis McInerney) and Joan Cantor (Stuart); her cherished cousins, Linda (Melvin) Slan, Linda Seidel, Janis Rafael, and Barbara Lerner Ramirez (Ruben), and many loving caregivers from Arden Courts Pikesville. She was predeceased by the love of her life, Morton P. Wilner; her loving parents, Rosie and L. Philip Cooper; her dear brother-in-law, Leonard Bers; her beloved cousins, Madeline (Seymour) Lessans, Suzanne Mensh (Saul Brown), Roberta (Herman) Lerner , and Milton (Sylvia) Cooper; and her former husbands, David Kimmelman and Neal P. Strazza.

Services at Sol Levinson's Chapel, 8900 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, MD 21208, on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, at 12pm. Interment Beth El Memorial Park,9801 Liberty Road, Randallstown, MD 21133. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601, Heartly House, Inc., PO Box 857, Frederick, MD 21705 or CHANA Baltimore, 1325 Bedford Road, P.O. Box 15096, Baltimore, MD 21282-9998. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the caring and professional team at Gilchrist Hospice for all of the compassionate care that they provided to Shirley and her family. There will be a shiva minyan service on Monday @ 6:30 pm. Please contact Sol Levinson for details.